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Grants in North America

NYU CLIP Internship Program

NYU CLIP Internship Program

Founded in 1996, the Edgar M. Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life at NYU engages one of the largest and most creative Jewish student populations in the United States. The Bronfman Center is home to dozens of student groups and hundreds of innovative programs and projects.

Housed at the Bronfman Center, the CLIP Internship Program was a selective, paid summer internship experience for 12 Russian-speaking Jewish students at New York University. The program sought to foster and develop professional and lay leadership that is representative of the diversity of the Jewish community.

Over the course of the summer, the Genesis Fellows spent four days each week at their internship placements and one day each week in Jewish-themed educational seminars. The seminar sessions were dedicated to the history of the Russian-speaking Jewish community and relevant issues of identity, Jewish engagement, and philanthropy. At the sessions, interns engaged in high-level conversation on contemporary issues facing the Jewish community in the non-profit and for-profit sectors.

Financial support for this program was provided by Genesis Philanthropy Group along with the UJA Federation of New York, the Jewish Foundation for Education of Women, Steve Rotter, and other generous funders.

Goals and Objectives

  • Endow fellows with a professional internship experience that will give them a competitive advantage in pursuing post-college opportunities.
  • Increase fellows' understanding and appreciation of the Jewish communal structure and their role as future Jewish leaders.
  • Create lasting professional networks in the Russian-speaking Jewish community.


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